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PB Technologies charged for its extended warranties and warned for bait advertising
Posted on 3-Jul-2018 15:45Tags News, Consumer Electronics

PB Technologies Ltd (PB Tech) has pleaded guilty to 14 charges brought by the Commerce Commission for failings in its extended warranty agreements. Comments (Comments)

Ring Spotlight Cam review
Posted on 18-Jun-2018 09:24Tags Reviews, Consumer Electronics, by M Freitas

Ring started as a cloud-connected video doorbell company and soon evolved to something more like a cloud-based security company. From connected doorbells, to smart floodlight-enabled cameras and extenders to (coming soon) full house alarm systems complete with motion detectors, contact sensor and more. Comments (Comments)

Commerce Commission warns Apple for misleading consumers about their rights
Posted on 30-May-2018 13:15Tags News, Consumer Electronics

The Commission has warned Apple Sales New Zealand (Apple) after it likely misled consumers about their Consumer Guarantees Act (CGA) rights and about its replacement products being new. Comments (Comments)

New FUJIFILM X-T100 aims to do better job than smartphones
Posted on 24-May-2018 20:17Tags News, Consumer Electronics

The FUJIFILM X-T100 is a sleek, retro-style, compact mirrorless digital camera that packs a punch and is the perfect companion for those beginning their photographic journey. Comments (Comments)

ASB first bank in New Zealand to step out with Garmin Pay
Posted on 23-May-2018 00:10Tags News, Consumer Electronics

ASB has teamed up with global wearable device company Garmin to give ASB customers on-the-go the ability to make contactless purchases right from their wrist with a compatible Garmin smartwatch. Comments (Comments)

Lightbox updates platform with new streaming options
Posted on 17-May-2018 13:09Tags News, Consumer Electronics

Lightbox has today unlocked a host of new ways to enjoy TV, movies and kids content after a platform technology upgrade overnight. Comments (Comments)

New Panasonic LUMIX FT7 ideal for outdoor: waterproof, dustproof
Posted on 15-May-2018 19:17Tags News, Consumer Electronics

Rugged new Panasonic LUMIX FT7 digital camera is an ideal outdoor adventure companion. Comments (Comments)

Vista Group signs Aeon Entertainment, largest cinema chain in Japan
Posted on 11-May-2018 21:41Tags News, Consumer Electronics

Vista Group companies Vista Entertainment Solutions and Movio, will provide their respective cinema management and marketing data analytics software solutions to Aeon who operate 91 cinema sites throughout Japan comprising 774 screens. Comments (Comments)

AKG N60NC Wireless headphones review
Posted on 2-May-2018 09:57Tags Reviews, Consumer Electronics, by M Freitas

A look at the on-ear wireless headphones with active noise cancellation from AKG. Comments (Comments)

Stuff Pix enters streaming video market
Posted on 21-Mar-2018 09:18Tags News, Consumer Electronics

nnounced in December last year, Stuff Fibre's venture into pay-per-view movie streaming service, Stuff Pix, launches to the public today. Comments (Comments)

Samsung T5 Portable SSD review
Posted on 9-Mar-2018 12:50Tags Reviews, Consumer Electronics, by M Freitas

External drives are very common - mostly people won't put much into deciding what to buy. I myself have repurposed 2.5" SSD by using an external adapter case. But reviewing the Samsung T5 Portable SSD made me realise some of the missing features. Comments (Comments)

Fujifilm X beats its best with new top of the range, high-performance camera
Posted on 24-Feb-2018 14:05Tags News, Consumer Electronics

The X-H1, has a newly-designed, robust and durable body and incorporates a range of extremely useful features that support shooting in various scenarios demanded by professional photographers and videographers alike, including action-packed sports and activities. Comments (Comments)

CPTPP text and National Interest Analysis released for public scrutiny
Posted on 21-Feb-2018 19:43Tags News, Consumer Electronics

Minister for Trade and Export Growth David Parker has today welcomed the release of the text of the Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for Trans-Pacific Partnership (CPTPP). Comments (Comments)

New Fujifilm X-A5 brings selfie features to mirrorless camera
Posted on 9-Feb-2018 09:12Tags News, Consumer Electronics

The latest X-Series camera to join the Fujifilm line-up is the smallest, lightest and most selfie-friendly member of the family yet. Comments (Comments)

D-Link ANZ expands connected smart home with new HD Wi-Fi cameras
Posted on 9-Feb-2018 09:01Tags News, Consumer Electronics

esigned for a variety of security applications, the DCS-8000LH Mini HD Wi-Fi Camera and DCS-8100LH HD 180 Degree Wi-Fi Camera offer premium features, including advanced video monitoring capabilities and wide viewing angles, all in crisp HD video quality. Comments (Comments)

Amazon Echo devices coming to New Zealand early February 2018
Posted on 18-Jan-2018 10:53Tags News, Consumer Electronics

Beginning February 1, new subscribers can sign up for a free 90-day trial of Amazon Music Unlimited for a limited time, and discover the vast catalogue of unlimited, ad-free music streaming within the Amazon Music app for iOS, Android, PC, Mac, and on any Web browser. Comments (Comments)

UAV Traffic Management Trial launching today in New Zealand
Posted on 12-Dec-2017 16:06Tags News, Consumer Electronics

Airways has partnered with global airspace management provider AirMap to deliver the trial platform that provides flight planning and management tools for commercial and recreational UAV pilots. Comments (Comments)

Navman MiVue 780 review
Posted on 11-Dec-2017 15:04Tags Reviews, Consumer Electronics, by M Freitas

The Navman MiVue 780 is a very smart dashcam. It incorporates new audible warning and a WiFi feature that allows it to instantly transfer recordings to a paired smartphone. Comments (Comments)

Epson NZ launches new Expression Premium Photo range
Posted on 5-Dec-2017 20:26Tags News, Consumer Electronics

Epson NZ has built on the success of its popular all-in-one printers, the Expression Premium Photo range, with the launch of the new XP-6000, XP-8500, and XP-15000 models. Comments (Comments)

New Fujifilm macro lens lands in New Zealand
Posted on 5-Dec-2017 20:16Tags News, Consumer Electronics

Fujifilm is announcing the FUJINON XF80mmF2.8 R LM OIS WR Macro Lens, now available in New Zealand joining a massive XF lens line-up bringing the first 1.0x magnification mid-telephoto macro lens for X-Series mirrorless cameras. Comments (Comments)

Tile Pro review
Posted on 23-Nov-2017 13:20Tags Reviews, Consumer Electronics, by M Freitas

Recently Tile released the Tile Pro series, bringing quite a few enhancements and new features to its original series of trackers. Comments (Comments)

Volvo to supply tens of thousands of autonomous drive compatible cars to Uber
Posted on 22-Nov-2017 21:46Tags News, Consumer Electronics

Volvo has signed an agreement with Uber to sell tens of thousands of autonomous driving compatible base vehicles between 2019 and 2021. Comments (Comments)

Logitech Spotlight review
Posted on 21-Nov-2017 15:28Tags Reviews, Consumer Electronics, by M Freitas

It doesn't matter if you're a professional presenter or not - when you're in front of an audience everything counts. Your posture, your attention focused on the audience, your delivery will all be considered by the attendees when they answer those end-of-conference survey asking, on a scale of one to ten, how would you rate Presenter John Doe? Comments (Comments)

Netatmo launches smart home products in New Zealand
Posted on 20-Nov-2017 20:06Tags News, Consumer Electronics

Netatmo is a smart home company developing ground-breaking, intuitive and beautifully-designed connected consumer electronics. Comments (Comments)

Propel launch Disney Star Wars Laser Battle Drones
Posted on 19-Nov-2017 21:26Tags News, Consumer Electronics

A new generation of multi-player gaming drones launches onto the New Zealand market on November 21 with Propel's Disney Star Wars laser drones. Comments (Comments)


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